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3.6
9 Reviews (9)
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.0
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.5
Amenities
2.4
75.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 9 reviews
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3.7
3 Reviews (3)
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Conditions
3.0
Value
3.7
Layout
3.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.0
66.7%
Recommend this course
2 out of 3 reviews
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3.8
5 Reviews (5)
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Conditions
3.2
Value
4.0
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
2.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
80.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 5 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 5893 yards
Slope 108
Rating 66.2
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River Bend Golf Club (KY)
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Course Details

Year Built 1990
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Lucas

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

3.6
9 Reviews (9)
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Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

It's 18 holes (or 11 holes, give or take)

I live in Huntington, WV. I live too far from this course but drove over on a Saturday morning. It is close to a 40-minute drive. The distinction between the fairway and rough was minimal, though the greens were in great condition with distinguishable fringe and pristine bunkers (credit there). I did not finish my round as a squall thunderstorm blew up as I finished Hole 11 -- I didn't want to recreate the Caddyshack scene (this is the best game of my life!) Overall, if I lived closer, I would not mind playing this course consistently.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Challenging Course with Tour-Like Greens

This course features soem of the best maintained greens in the area - they are tricky and challenging if you are on the wrong side of the hole.

It's still early in the year and the fairways have not fully come in yet, but you can see/feel that this is a quality course that will challenge most based on the tee you select.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hidden gem

We had a good time in this course. Was in good shape and the greens were awesome. Loved the ridge top par 3 hole. The people there were extremely friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

I really like this place

A very friendly and comfortable place, which I appreciate as a player that has just picked the game back up after 15 years. Greens are in terrific shape. Fairways and tees ok. Playable for sure and my sense is they are working their tails off to improve overall condition, which is another thing that I appreciate. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first played there but River Bend is definitely going to be a regular spot. As a player whose goal is to just break 90, it’s a great place to play. I suspect good players will find something to like as well.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A evening round

It was enjoyable and relaxing the pace of play was a little bit slow because of the amount of people playing but over all a good place

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Round

Have played this course at least once a year for the
past 12 years. It was in the best shape I have ever
seen. Short course, you can leave the driver in the
bag on most of the back nine, but small greens make it no pushover. With course conditions this
nice, it was extremely fun to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not bad... Could be better

This course has a great set up... The greens are beat to death, the fairways are spotty, and the water looks like trash... Looks like a lot of projects are started then stopped and never completed... Not sure if the money's just not there or what... But it's a fun track, it's got a lot of potential to be the best in the area

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Like course layout but needs attention

Crab grass fairways and poor greens. Lots of dead grass from mowing the fairways looked liked getting ready to bail hay.
Course design is pretty neat.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Easy
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